Yes!!!! ….. “Extraordinary victory for human rights in Uganda”!!
This law needs to be “undone”!!
Jubilation as the the Ugandan Court agreed – the AHA is Unconstitutional ! Well done to the Plaintiffs.
By Melanie Nathan, August 01, 2014.
Judges inside the Court today
In an extraordinary victory for human rights in Uganda, the Ugandan Court has ruled that The Anti-Homosexuality Act 2014 (AHA,) which was signed into law by President Museveni in February of this year, is unconstitutional.
In a packed court, a panel of five judges including Acting Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma, Justices, Augustine Nshimye, Eldad Mwangusya, Solomy Balungi Bossa and Rubby Aweri Opio unanimously struck down the Anti-Homosexuality Act on grounds that it was passed without the required quorum and that Speaker Rebecca Kadaga was warned by three parliamentarians at the time, but ignored their concerns.
The case was ruled on the first issue only and then the court was adjourned. While this is extraordinary news, the Court has yet to…
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